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Everything you want to know about Organisational Change by Darren Arcangel, Brian Johnson

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CHAPTER 5: SIZING AND BUILDING THE ORGANISATION

Introduction

Organisational sizing and building is not necessarily a complex task, the problem is that to do it well, it is very time-consuming and labour intensive and, particularly in the era of immediate gratification (or, at least, the expectation of immediate gratification, with life being lived over handheld devices), anything that looks like hard work is either dismissed, or there becomes a belief that a short cut will exist that will make all the hard work go away.

Such thinking leads to acceptance (or rather a sort of rabid blind faith) that a method exists to wave a magic wand over big problems. In the world of IT, many ‘religious’ cults have existed that purported to own some magic elixir ...

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